Bangladesh and Ireland qualify for ICC Women’s World T20
July 13 (CRICKETNMORE) - Ireland and Bangladesh became the ninth and tenth teams to qualify for the ICC Women’s World T20 2018, completing the line-up of the tournament which will be held in the West Indies from 9-24 November, 2018.
Both teams qualified after winning their ICC Women’s World T20 Qualifier semi-finals, Ireland beating PNG – battling back after a tough start with the bat to post 113 runs for six before restricting their opponents effectively with the ball – while a strong start and finish to the innings helped Bangladesh post 125 runs for six, before, as so often, their spinners did the rest.
Ireland beat PNG by 27 runs at VRA, Amstelveen
Ireland 113-6, 20 overs (Gaby Lewis 36, Laura Delany 21; Vicky Araa 2-23)
PNG 86 all out, 19.2 overs (Brenda Tau 22, Veru Frank 16; Lucy O’Reilly 3-13)
Bangladesh beat Scotland by 49 runs at VRA, Amstelveen
Bangladesh 125-6, 20 overs (Nigar Sultana 31 not out, Shamima Sultana 22; Priyanaz Chatterji 2-17)
Scotland 76-7, 20 overs (Sarah Bryce 31, Kathryn Bryce 21; Rumana Ahmed 2-10)
ICC Media Release